All articles by Will Hurrell – Page 7

  • News

    MipTV 09: Hot Picks: Kids


    The children's TV market is arguably the most competitive of all and broadcasters will be hunting as hard as ever for the next playground hit.

  • News

    FME buys 20% share of Wide-Eyed


    Wide-Eyed Entertainment, the CGI-specialist indie set up by Impossible Pictures founder Jasper James, has sold a 20% stake in the company to Fremantle Media Enterprises (FME).

  • Features

    The Buyer: Jeff Ford


    Jeff Ford is Five's managing director, digital channels and acquisitions.

  • News

    News Q&A: Steve Macallister


    Steve Macallister is managing director of BBC Worldwide sales and distribution.

  • News

    Mentorn cuts to chase in cop show ‘coup' for Fox


    Mentorn USA has been commissioned by US cable network Fox Reality Channel to make a “high adrenaline” police car chase series.

  • News

    Mediaset to make pilot of RDF's Perfect Recall


    Channel 4 daytime quiz Perfect Recall is being remade for a foreign market for the first time after RDF Rights sold the format to Mediaset in Italy.

  • News

    Living plans Jade tribute


    Living will kick off a two-part tribute to Jade Goody this Thursday at 9pm.

  • News

    Henry to be Horrid in Sweden


    Novel Entertainment has secured a number of new deals for its CITV kids series Horrid Henry, including a sale to Swedish terrestrial channel SVT1.

  • News

    ShineReveille to sell US reality romance shows


    Distributor ShineReveille International has picked up a raft of network and cable programming from the US, including a reality series for CBS from the duo behind Project Runway.

  • Features

    The Buyer: Christine von Preyss


    Christine von Preyss is head of Parthenon Germany.

  • News

    RDF fights slump by funding format pilot


    RDF Rights has begun fully funding pilots from its parent RDF Media Group as broadcaster funding dries up.

  • Comment

    Love & Loathe


    Love: Comic Relief Does The Apprentice

  • News

    Parthenon brings Armageddon to globe


    Producer and distributor Parthenon Entertainment has acquired the global rights to a documentary series on extinction currently airing on Animal Planet in the US.

  • News

    Eleventh Hour comes for Living


    Living has acquired Jerry Bruckheimer-produced crime drama Eleventh Hour from Warner Bros International.

  • News

    Belgium to Come Dine With Me


    Channel 4 cookery format Come Dine with Me is continuing to cook up a treat around the world with a new version being made for Belgian broadcaster RTL-TVI.

  • News

    DRG swings Gorilla Media deal


    The Digital Rights Group (DRG) has signed an exclusive first-look deal with Gorilla Media, a recently-formed factual production company based in Toronto.

  • News

    Cineflix signs first US primetime network deal


    Distributor Cineflix International has picked up the global rights to ABC series Border Security USA, marking the first time it has acquired a US primetime network programme.

  • News

    Ex-BBCW exec joins DRG


    Distributor Digital Rights Group (DRG) has appointed a former BBC Worldwide exec to the newly created post of chief creative officer, entertainment.

  • Ratings

    Dramas are a hit for ITV1


    Despite ITV1's dismal annual results, its drama output seems to be in good shape.

  • Features

    The Buyer: Preena Bhatia


    Preena Bhatia is head of acquisitions and planning for international kids channel JimJam